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    Encyclopedias

     
    Click here to access Britannica
    •Look for people, places, and things.
    •Watch and learn with videos and animations.
    •Have fun with games and activities.
    This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12.

    General Research Databases

     


    Click here for Kids InfoBits

    K-5 Gale database. It features a visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content.Check out this video on how to use Kids InfoBits

    Gale DatabasesGale Databases - Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Click here for a list of the available professional Journals.

     

    Click here to access maps101

    Maps101 is an interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps.

    Click here for EBSCO HostEbsco Host- Searchasaurus, KidSearch, Ebsco Host Research Databases, Student Research Center, and Literary Reference Center

     Click here to access American West Explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.
     Click here for American Indian Histories
    Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
    Click here for CultureGrams Secondary Schools Only
    The CultureGrams Online Database is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe.
     PebbleGo - Elementary only
    Click here to access PebbleGo PebbleGo Databases include PebbleGo Animals, PebbleGo Earth & Space, and PebbleGo Biographies. Available databases vary according to individual school subscription.
    Click here to access SIRS Discoverer  ProQuest SIRS Discoverer - A general reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.
     

     

    Additional Resources

     Click here to access Teaching Books TeachingBooks.net provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K–12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

     
    Click here for an overview of the TeachingBooks.net site. Click here for introductory movie.

    Click here for Live homework helpDenton public library homework help

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    Individual School database subscriptions

    Calhoun Middle School - Gale e-books
    Braswell HS - Gale e-books
    Crownover Middle School - Gale e-books
    Braswell HS Prof. Dev. - Gale e-books
    Harpool Middle School - Gale e-books Denton HS - Gale e-books
    McMath Middle School - Gale e-books
     Guyer HS - Gale e-books
    Myers Middle School - Gale e-books
     Ryan HS - Gale e-books
    Navo Middle School - Gale e-books  

    Strickland Middle School  - Gale e-books

     

    Home Access

    NOTE: The links above will only work inside the school district. For home access, select your school from the pull down menus below.

    Login - ID number is the district teacher/student id number. The pin number is the last four digits of the student's home phone number. Teachers check with your librarian to set a pin number. If students have any trouble with their pin number, contact your school librarian.

  • Photos for Class - get photos for your projects that have Creative Commons license. Downloaded images automatically cite the author and the image license terms.

Photos for Class - get photos for your projects that have Creative Commons license. Downloaded images automatically cite the author and the image license terms.